This comedian who came out as a Conservative also explains why Labour, by espousing vengeful moral certainties, has lost the working class.
Posts Tagged: General Election 2015
By uniting behind Johnson’s plan, and replicating the approach of these two mayors, the the environment can become a winning issue for the party.
Polling snapshot. How Johnson reinvented the Conservatives after they had recently formed governments three times
The coalition of voters that he put together has taken a battering – but it endures yet.
He entered Parliament as a man on a mission and is quite happy to ruffle some feathers along the way.
Labour have more potential allies in the smaller parties, but the prospect of a coalition with the Nationalists could sink him in England.
Exactly a decade after forming a government with the Conservatives, the Liberal Democrats are languishing on the political fringes – where did it all go wrong?
It is past time that Westminster overcame its queasiness about pressing the devolved administrations on their dire performance.
As 2020 begins, we look back on ten years in which Tories first led the movement for austerity…and then against it
And so it was that the cause of Remain, fronted by Cameron and George Osborne, lost out to that of Leave, led by…Boris Johnson and Michael Gove.
Harry Phibbs: This is my fourth general election at ConHome. So far only one has seen a clear victory. I hope today will be the second.
And in 2008, I wrote that non-Tories voting for Johnson would swing the Mayoral election. I hope they swing today’s poll in the same way.
It’s a contest between Sunderland and Newcastle. But even if Labour does badly in early results, how much will that tell us?
In 2017, 51 MPs were returned with majorities of less than a thousand. That’s 51 results potentially determined by an extra hour on the doorstep,
This series turns a spotlight on the Conservative Manifesto and returns to policy announcements that some will have missed.
We say again that there is a danger of Conservative expectations getting ahead of the electoral facts.
In some campaigns, the end result is overwhelmingly likely before a stump has been erected. This is not one of those occasions.
James Frayne: Voters would welcome a Brexit deal. But it might harm and not help the Conservatives with working class voters.
Would they actually think that, now Brexit’s done and immigration back under control, that they can return to their natural home in the Labour Party?